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is the governor of Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan, first elected in 2004. A native of Izumi, Kagoshima and graduate of the University of Tokyo, he had worked at the Ministry of Home Affairs since 1972 before elected governor. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Nine bodies found in Japanese tunnel follow ceiling collapse
2012-12-02
Transport Minister Yuichiro Hata is scheduled to visit the site today, according to Ito. At least 20 tunnels will be inspected, the Asahi newspaper reported Monday. There are three other tunnels using a similar ceiling structure as the Sasago Tunnel on ...
(Toronto Star)
  1. Nine Dead as Japan Highway Tunnel Collapse Crushes Cars
  2. In pictures: Japan tunnel recovery work
  3. 9 killed in collapsed tunnel; loose bolts suspected as cause

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Mariotto se reunió con dirigentes japoneses
2012-08-28
El vicegobernador Gabriel Mariotto se encontró con el embajador de Japón, Masashi Mizukami, y el gobernador de la ciudad portuaria de Kagoshima, Yuichiro Ito. La reunión se produjo en la residencia del presidente del Senado bonaerense, en la ciudad ...
(PlusInformacion)
  1. Mariotto recibió al embajador de Japón y al Gobernador de la Ciudad de ...

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Japan ministers visit controversial war shrine
2012-08-15
Jin Matsubara, who handles the issue of Japanese kidnapped by North Korea, and land minister Yuichiro Hata made separate visits to the Yasukuni Shrine, which honours 2.5 million war dead -- including 14 leading war criminals from World War II. Visits ...
(Jakarta Globe)
  1. Tensions high as Japan ministers visit war shrine

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Tensions high as Japan ministers visit war shrine
2012-08-14
By Shingo Ito (AFP) – 8 hours ago. TOKYO — Two Japanese cabinet ministers visited a shrine honouring war criminals Wednesday on the anniversary of Tokyo's 1945 surrender, a move set to inflame feelings already running high over territorial spats. The ...
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  1. Two Cabinet ministers visit Yasukuni

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Pro-nuclear governor wins third term in Kagoshima
2012-07-09
Yuichiro Ito won a third term as governor of Kagoshima Prefecture on July 8 by defeating anti-nuclear challenger Yoshitaka Mukohara. The 64-year-old incumbent secured a new four-year term with a pledge to conditionally allow the restart of idle ...
(Asahi Shimbun)
  1. Kagoshima governor wins 3rd term, beats antinuclear challenger
  2. Japan: Ohi Restart Gives Breathing Space
  3. Pro-nuclear governor re-elected for third term in Kagoshima

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Restarts hot issue in Kagoshima race
2012-06-21
Two people filed their candidacies the same day, including Gov. Yuichiro Ito, 64, who is not opposed to Kyushu Electric Power Co. restarting its Sendai nuclear plant. Ito, now in his second four-year term, is an independent but is expected to be ...
(The Japan Times)
  1. Race to decide gov. in Kagoshima under way